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Office of Student Life

6135 Collis Center, Suite 217
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: (603) 646-6979

New Member Program Ideas

Click on each heading for more detailed information

Principle: Scholarship

  • Dean's presentation
  • Hold an alumni career night
  • Attend academic programs together
  • Study table for PNM and members
  • Big/Little Academic challenge
  • Assign an academic big

Principle: Leadership

  • Meyer-Briggs Test
  • Know your True Colors
  • Hold an etiquette program
  • Plan events together
  • Shadow officers
  • Bring in a speaker on a leadership topic

Principle: Service

  • Develop a community volunteer service project for the chapter to be performed on a regular basis
  • Partner with a local service organization/altruism to support throughout the year
  • Visit local retirement center and volunteer service to the staff and simply spend time with the residents
  • Visit the local children's hospital at DHMC and play with the children
  • Donate clothing and food to local pantries and shelters

Principle: Brotherhood / Sisterhood

  • Candle pass
  • Big/Little challenge
  • Brick
  • Rock climbing
  • Ropes course
  • Camping
  • Retreat
  • Volunteer projects in Hanover
  • Attend events together
  • Develop Team-Building Activities
  • Create a house project together
  • Learn chapter song
  • Participate in Inter-Murals
  • New Member Shirts

Principle: Inclusiveness

  • Invite a Greek leader over to speak
  • Invite GLOS over to speak
  • Meet with Advisor
  • Sponsor Programs with other groups

Principle: Accountability

  • Have new members discuss a chapter problems and plan solutions
  • Volunteer in the community
  • Run a social event
  • Create a pledge project
  • Hold a recruitment workshop

Build Awareness of History


  • History walk
  • Alumni speakers
  • History trivia
  • History skits
  • Theme dinners

Last Updated: 10/19/15